Coptic & Islamic Cairo

Theme: Landmarks, Walking

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Description

Meet & Assist at your hotel in Cairo, drive to visit the Coptic quarter including Hanging Church of the Virgin Mary & visit to the most old churches & Ben Ezra Synagogue, and then continue to visit Ibn Tuloun Mosque, which was completed in 879 AD on Mount Yashkur in a settlement named al-Qata'i by the founder of Egypt's Tulounid Dynasty at the period (868-905 AD), the mosque that he had built over a period of three years of mudbrick became the focal point of the Tulunid capital that lasted only 26 years. It was the third congregational mosque to be built in what is now greater Cairo, and at approximately 26,318 square meters in size; then we continue to Al-Hussein area to visit Al-Azhar Mosque which Located in the center of an area with the most beautiful Islamic monuments from the 10th century, Al-Azhar mosque established in 972 (361 H) in a porticoe style shortly after the founding of Cairo itself, was originally designed by the Fatimid general Jawhar El-Sequili (Gawhara Qunqubay, Gawhar al-Sakkaly) and built on the orders of Caliph Muezz Li-Din Allah; in this area you have the opportunity to go shopping in the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar which is nearby, then transfer back to your hotel.  

Theme

  • Landmarks
  • Walking

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Meet & Assist at your hotel

Private Professional Tour Guide (English – French – German – Italian – Spanish)

Transfer by private A/C vehicle

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Price includes

Includes:

 

Meet & Assist at your hotel

Private Professional Tour Guide (English – French – German – Italian – Spanish)

Transfer by private A/C vehicle

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Guided Tour Details

Duration: 2 Hours
Language: Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano
Suitable for Children:
Maximum number of participants: 16

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Departure:
Caïro, Gouvernement Caïro, Egypte

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